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Jillian

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How popular is the baby name Jillian in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1942 5 5 0
1944 5 5 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 12 12 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 7 7 0
1954 10 10 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 12 12 0
1957 14 14 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 14 14 0
1961 15 15 0
1962 22 22 0
1963 25 25 0
1964 31 31 0
1965 28 28 0
1966 32 32 0
1967 43 43 0
1968 79 79 0
1969 49 49 0
1970 76 76 0
1971 65 65 0
1972 101 101 0
1973 93 93 0
1974 85 85 0
1975 90 90 0
1976 253 253 0
1977 1,064 1,054 10
1978 1,349 1,341 8
1979 1,514 1,508 6
1980 1,658 1,649 9
1981 2,090 2,080 10
1982 3,069 3,055 14 #96 girl name
1983 2,531 2,514 17
1984 2,637 2,623 14
1985 2,488 2,476 12
1986 2,599 2,587 12
1987 2,806 2,794 12 #99 girl name
1988 2,756 2,746 10
1989 2,939 2,921 18
1990 2,690 2,677 13
1991 2,382 2,377 5
1992 2,041 2,041 0
1993 1,988 1,980 8
1994 1,547 1,542 5
1995 1,508 1,503 5
1996 1,462 1,462 0
1997 1,849 1,849 0
1998 2,014 2,014 0
1999 2,280 2,280 0
2000 2,788 2,778 10
2001 2,844 2,844 0
2002 2,734 2,734 0
2003 2,430 2,425 5
2004 2,187 2,179 8
2005 2,126 2,121 5
2006 2,008 2,002 6
2007 1,786 1,786 0
2008 1,902 1,902 0
2009 2,043 2,038 5
2010 1,817 1,817 0
2011 1,430 1,430 0
2012 1,101 1,101 0
2013 943 943 0
2014 847 847 0
2015 720 720 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Jillian baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 80,198 babies born with the name Jillian in the United States. That's more than enough Jillians to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jillian" was in 1982 with a total of 3,055 babies. (That's a lot of baby Jillians)

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jillian" ranks #58 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 143 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of 1,508 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jillian" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jillian as well as things modernly associated with the name Jillian such as celebrities named Jillian.

Origin and Meaning of Jillian

The name "Jillian" is of English origin, and it means "Youthful". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Jillian Michaels

Jillian Michaels is a personal trainer, businesswoman, television personality, and writer. Jillian was born in 1974 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Jill Hennessy

Jill Hennessy is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1988 to present. Jill was born in 1968 as Jillian Noel Hennessy in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Jillian Murray

Jillian Murray is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Jillian was born in 1984 as Jillian Leigh Murray in Reading, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Jillian Barberie

Jillian Barberie is an actress, television host, and sportscaster with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Jillian was born in 1966 as Jillian Marie Warry in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

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Jillian Hall

Jillian Hall is a professional wrestler. Jillian was born in 1980 as Jillian Faye Fletcher in Ashland, Kentucky.

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Jillian Beyor

Jillian Beyor is a model. Jillian was born in 1985 in Northfield, New Hampshire.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Jillian

Jillian Bell
Jillian Fink
Jillian Harris
Jillian Estell
Jillian Hervey
Jillian Lauren
Jillian Mele
Jillian Rose Reed

Alternative Meanings

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Your name in reverse order is "Naillij". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Niljlai". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jillian born Apr 6, 1975

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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